The Police in Ashanti have declared four persons wanted in connection with a shooting incident at the premises of the regional office of the NDC in Kumasi Monday afternoon.
The Head of the Public Affairs Unit of the Regional Police Command, ASP Godwin Ahianyo, at a media briefing identified the suspects only by their nicknames as Mijima, Warrior, Damos and Abu Taliban who are currently at large.
Narrating the incident from preliminary investigations, ASP Ahianyo said one of two persons who was shot during skirmishes at the party’s offices at about 12.30 pm was confirmed dead on arrival at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
The other person sustained gunshot wounds and is receiving treatment at the same hospital.
Correspondent reports that the scene of the incident has been cordoned off by the Police as part of their investigations into the matter.
A team of high profile police personnel from the Regional Command led by the Deputy Regional Commander, DCOP Anim including the Regional Crime Officer, ACP Peter Baba, has already visited the scene and interacted with party officials to learn at first-hand what caused the incident.
At the time our reporters got to scene, the party’s Regional office had been locked up with only a handful of the party functionaries and sympathisers around.